Why are the Lib Dems trying to water down energy efficiency regulations?

Jessica Shankleman
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Local authorities could be forced to ditch their energy saving targets under plans being pushed through Parliament

Leading Liberal Democrat MPs, including Nick Clegg and Ed Davey, could end up blocking their own local councils from setting ambitious energy efficiency targets, under new plans being driven through Parliament...

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